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Systematic (IUPAC) name
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ATC code N05AD06
PubChem 2448
Chemical data
Formula C21H23BrFNO2 
Mol. mass 420.315 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
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Legal status
Routes Oral

Bromperidol is a drug which is a butyrophenone derivative. It is a potent and long-acting neuroleptic, used as an antipsychotic in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Bromperidol was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1966.

See also


  • Poldinger W, Bures E, Haage H, Clinical study with bromperidol, a new butyrophenone derivative, Int Pharmacopsychiatry. 1977;12(1):20-4.
  • Dubinsky B, McGuire JL, Niemegeers CJ, Janssen PA, Weintraub HS, McKenzie BE, Bromperidol, a new butyrophenone neuroleptic: a review, Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1982;78(1):1-7.
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